Grant Fund Manager Tender – London

Grant Fund Manager Tender – London

MOPAC is establishing a grants fund which seeks to strengthen and support grassroots organisations providing services for victims and survivors of Violence Against Women and Girls in London.

United Kingdom-London: Administration, defence and social security services

2019/S 159-392879

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Mayors Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC)
City Hall, The Queens Walk
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Larna Smith
NUTS code: UKI
I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


GLA 81457 Grant Fund Manager for Developing Grass-Roots Provision in the VAWG Sector

Reference number: DN430201

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

MOPAC is establishing a grants fund which seeks to strengthen and support grassroots organisations providing services for victims and survivors of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in London. To do this MOPAC is tendering for a grants fund manager to develop and deliver this service over a period of 3 years. Full details is within the ITT documentation.

We anticipate that the ITT documents will be available on or after 23.8.2019.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

MOPAC is responsible for delivering the Mayor of London’s Police and Crime plan. More details of the work of MOPAC can be found at:’s-office-policing-and-crime-mopac

Following an increase in demand and cuts in central government funding, it has been necessary for the mayor to reconsider what needs to be done by City Hall to tackle VAWG and ensure appropriate support is available to victims and survivors and in February 2019 The Mayor announced his Mayor’s VAWG Fund (MVF) an additional 15 000 000 GBP investment which has been divided into 4 funding tranches, committed to address the increase in demand for VAWG services across London.

This procurement strategy relates to the grants fund manager aspect and is the third tranche of the MVF.

MOPAC intends to establish a grants fund which seeks to strengthen and support grassroots organisations providing services for victims and survivors of VAWG in London. It is anticipated that the fund management arrangements will run across a 36-month period.

Developing grass roots-based provision, will be delivered through a fund management arrangement. The fund manager will develop and support the growth and networking of community-based organisations responding to VAWG in London, as well as awarding grants to relevant VAWG specialist organisations. The grant manager will develop the prospectus and evaluation strategy for the grant bidding process as well as delivering the grants.

Mayor’s VAWG Strategy:

We anticipate that the ITT documents will be available on or after 23.8.2019

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

End: 15/11/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 27/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

HM Courts and Tribunal Service
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the time of the procurement process that information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. Aggrieved parties who consider they have been harmed or are at risk of harm should refer to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: